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The Great Historic Pub Experience

Join The Great London Pub Tour and experience the finest, most historic and unusual pubs in London.

  • Duration Varies
  • 59.99 British pounds
  • Outside The Blackfriar Pub, 174 Queen Victoria St, Greater, London EC4V 4EG

Service Description

You will get to experience London like a true local visiting some of London's best traditional pubs and hidden gems with an entertaining local guide. We will explore secret alleyways and hear astonishing tales from some of London’s greatest pubs, where people have been imbibing for over 500 years. We will learn about the origin of London's famed Gin Palaces of the 19th Century and historic Gin Palace culture as we wander through streets that would have been home to beggars, thieves and vagabonds. We'll discover five iconic watering holes visited by some of London's most infamous characters, each with its own history to tell. These include some of the best-preserved traditional pubs in England. Each pub we visit will have a very different atmosphere and history but all share a fine offering of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks in an ornate building. Highlights: - Visit pubs frequented by London's most famous poets, writers and free thinkers! - Follow in the footsteps of Queen Elizabeth I and visit the hardest to find pub in London - Explore parts of London as a local and get away from the tourist crowd - Drink in a pub that has actual jail cells in the basement from medieval times - See the first Irish Pub outside Ireland - Hear the tales of and visit some of the famed Victorian Gin Palaces! What else you should know This is a tour for those aged 18 and above. It's a walking tour, but there's not a lot of distance involved. Having said that, the alleys can be very narrow and there are a small number of steps to climb throughout. Wear comfortable shoes! Pubs will accept cash or card payments for drinks as you prefer. You will need to pay for your own drinks during the tour! What to bring Photographic ID (18 years and over only) If it's raining or going to rain, please bring an umbrella.

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Stockwell Road, London SW9 9SL, UK

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